Overflowing closets are a common problem for the fashion set with so many seasons of shopping, space-consuming winter wear, an explosion of accessories… the picture is very clear. This was a problem that had to be solved by stale air storage places, expanding closets or even keeping half of the wardrobe at the summer home until Garde … Continued


We had a great time browsing the various vendors at the Manhattan Vintage clothing show last Friday. This called to mind for us the trickier task of caring for older garments. For those who love incorporating vintage pieces in to your wardrobes: * use padded hangers if hanging your pieces to store them * some … Continued


In honor of National Handbag Day, we’ve compiled a list of the most-frequently-asked questions about handbag care. Find below the answers by Chuck Horst, President of Garde Robe West. Q:: Is there anything I should do to a suede purse before I use it? A:: The best thing you can do to a new suede handbag is to … Continued


So, you had the wedding of your dreams. Now, how do you go about protecting your precious wedding gown and keeping it in pristine condition? These “best practices” are for long-term storage (decades), and that the dress will remain in ideal condition should its owner wish it to be worn by another family member and/or passed down to future … Continued


The proper storage supplies are essential to preserving and maintaining the look of each individual garment.  Therefore, the wardrobe storage experts at Garde Robe bring you tip # 2, #2. Purchase and use the proper storage supplies. Acid-free tissue, breathable garment bags and canvas boxes are inexpensive and vital to maintaining a garment’s pristine condition. Boot … Continued


Fall is upon us and it’s time to switch your closets from summer to fall/winter wardrobes. Proper handling and maintenance of your off-season garments is critical as it can extend the life of certain pieces by several years. Therefore, the wardrobe storage experts at Garde Robe created important tips that will help preserve your offseason wardrobe. … Continued


Garde Robe and AIG have joined forces to bring Garde Robe members and couture collectors nationwide insurance for their impeccable couture wardrobe, and the peace of mind that comes with it. “AIG is targeting couture’s big spenders with help from Garde Robe, a museum-quality garment storage service for high-end clients.”-Kristen Tauer (WWD). You can read … Continued


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